Community Composting Webinars

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Carbon Farming Trials in Colorado

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Carbon Farming Trials in Colorado

Virginia Streeter

November 6, 2019

For the fifth webinar of the series, we are joined by Dan Matsch of Eco-Cycle and Mark Easter of Colorado State University’s Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory (NREL).READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: 
Using Compost for Ecological Sanitation in Haiti to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change

Virginia Streeter

October 30, 2019

View this webinar recording to learn about SOIL (Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods), which has been incubating climate-positive sanitation solutions in frontline communities across Haiti to mitigate the environmental impacts of poor waste management and offer a restorative alternative to traditional sanitation practices.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: How Compost and Cover Crops Sequester Soil Carbon

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: How Compost and Cover Crops Sequester Soil Carbon

Virginia Streeter

October 14, 2019

Jessica Chiartas, a Ph.D. student with the University of California, Davis Land, Air and Water Resources Department, joined us for our third webinar in the series on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2-3:30pm EST.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Carbon Farming with Compost

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Carbon Farming with Compost

Virginia Streeter

September 27, 2019

Calla Rose Ostrander of the Marin Carbon Project will join us in the second webinar of the series to discuss the Project’s work on carbon farming and its potential to mitigate climate change.READ MORE


Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Compost Sequesters Carbon & Delivers Other Ecosystem Benefits

Compost Climate Connections Webinar Series: Compost Sequesters Carbon & Delivers Other Ecosystem Benefits

Virginia Streeter

September 18, 2019

View the recording of our webinar with Dr. Sally Brown of the University of Washington, where she discusses how compost avoids methane emissions and sequesters carbon in soil.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Webinar Resources: Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter

Virginia Streeter

July 10, 2019

In this webinar, Navigating Hauling Permits as a Community Composter, we provided an overview of common requirements, challenges, possible solutions, and successes.READ MORE


Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Webinar Resources for Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Virginia Streeter

April 28, 2019

Check out this webinar recording to learn more about our new report, Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Webinar Resources: Community-Scale Composting Systems with James McSweeney

Virginia Streeter

March 5, 2019

View the recording of our webinar with James McSweeney! He walked through core concepts related to planning compost site operational capacity, drawing from his newly released book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Webinar Resources: Composting with Worms on a Mid to Large-Scale — What, Why, How, and Who

Virginia Streeter

January 25, 2019

Internationally renowned vermicomposting expert, Rhonda Sherman, shares highlights from her new book.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Webinar Resources: Bike-Powered Food Scrap Collection — Spotlight on Equipment

Virginia Streeter

December 14, 2018

Bike-powered food scrap collectors are one of the fastest growing sectors of the food recovery industry. Join this webinar to learn more about them!READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Webinar Resources: Entity Structure for Community Composters

Virginia Streeter

October 25, 2018

Cartoonist/attorney Janelle Orsi explained considerations related to cooperative, nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid models, with the help of cake cartoons.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Community Compost Law & Policy

Webinar Resources: Community Compost Law & Policy

Virginia Streeter

July 2, 2018

As part of our Community Compost Law & Policy Project, ILSR hosted a webinar with The Sustainable Economies Law Center to provide community composters with an opportunity to share, discuss, and strategize around legal and policy issues confronting community composting.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Using Bokashi in Community Composting — What, Why, How, Who

Webinar Resources: Using Bokashi in Community Composting -- What, Why, How, Who

Brenda Platt

April 30, 2018

Bokashi fermentation utilizes a variety of by-products – such as leaves, sawdust, husks, bran, other grains – inoculated with beneficial microbes to ferment kitchen waste.READ MORE


Webinar Resources: Two Business Models for Community Composting

Webinar Resources: Two Business Models for Community Composting

Nick Stumo-Langer

September 26, 2017

The webinar covered the pros and cons of worker-owned cooperatives and social enterprises, and some tips on getting started.READ MORE